Buick Le-Sabre

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The Buick Le-Sabre was a concept car built in 1951.

By 1949, Harley Earl had discovered a fresh source for inspiration the jet plane. Enamored by proportions and technology, Earl commissioned the Le-Sabre. It was unveiled at the 1951 GM Motorama.

Like the aircraft it emulates, the Le-Sabre is made entirely of lightweight aluminum, fiberglass and magnesium. Jet inspired cues including rear fins impart dramatic styling and presence. The LeSabre also features the first ever wraparound windshield. The LeSabre became a traveling ambassador for GM overseas and remains amongst the most famous Motorama cars.

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